Erik Peterson Memorial Fund

The ERIK PETERSON Memorial fund was established in 2015, one-year after Erik died in an avalanche December 6, 2014 in the Eastern Alaska Range, by a group of his students in the Anchorage area. Tonya Parish spearheaded the effort to host the Erik Peterson Memorial Fun Run on Dec. 6, 2015 to remember her beloved track […]

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Johnny Soderstrom Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Johnny Soderstrom Memorial Scholarship Fund encourages young mountain enthusiasts to acquire avalanche education in order to improve decision making and increase their level of safety and awareness in the backcountry. Awards range from partial to full scholarship depending on an individuals’ needs and the cost of the chosen avalanche course. Applications are accepted throughout […]

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Mike O’Leary Memorial Avalanche Education Scholarship

Congratulations to James Smith, Jason Severs, John Tierney, and Kevin Salys, the 2016 recipients of the Mike O’Leary scholarship. They will be attending their Level 2, Level 1s, and Level 3 in 2016! Mike O’Leary Fund Application Avalanche education is not always easy to afford and/or travel to. The Mike O’Leary Scholarship is for individuals […]

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